Dealing with Beach Erosion; Maintenance, Monitoring Program Eyed; AL

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Coastal erosion, Dog river mouth, Mobile, Alabama. Photo source: ©© Cesar Harada

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Fairhope, Alabama. Since a $50,000 beach repair emergency project was completed last July, a large chunk of beach has eroded and the council will soon consider implementing a beach monitoring and maintenance program.

The “primary goal is the establishment of a city Beach Monitoring and Maintenance Plan which maintains the beaches, develops a vegetation plan and minimizes wind-blown sand issues…”

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